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The Contagion® HCV / Hepatitis specialty page provides HCV / hepatitis-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

HCV / HEPATITIS NEWS - Page 10

Research Finds HCV Infection Can Affect More than Liver
It is becoming increasingly clear that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) can wreak havoc on a patient’s psychological well-being, even in the absence of a continued viral presence.
The Missing Link in Eliminating Viral Hepatitis B & C
Elimination of viral hepatitis depends on individuals actively participating in their own healthcare and management. They can only do this if they understand why and how to protect their miraculous, life-sustaining liver from harm. Education is the key to prevention.
Does Race or Ethnicity Impact the Efficacy of DAAs for the Treatment of HCV?
Researchers recently examined data from 21k+ patients in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system to determine if a correlation exists between race or ethnicity and the efficacy of direct-acting antiviral (DAAs) for the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV).
Five Challenges Filed Against HCV Drug Patents
Five patent challenges on medications to treat hepatitis C virus were recently filed in Argentina and India.
HCV Screening Should Not Just Focus on At-Risk Populations
In a study presented at CROI 2017 in Seattle, Washington, researchers from MedStar Health Research Institute presented new data on HCV infection in non-baby boomer populations.
HIV and HCV Status Awareness Rates Improving in NYC
Research presented at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections shows that more individuals are aware of their HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) status, but more work is still needed.
Examining the Pre-Seroconversion Window in Patients with Acute Hepatitis C
Researchers presented their findings on pre-seroconversion window in patients with acute HCV infection at the Conference on Retrovirus and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle, Washington.
HCV Infection May Cause Cancers Outside the Liver
Researchers found that HCV infection may be linked to more cancers besides hepatocellular carcinoma, as well as certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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